Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 660 634 751
Rank change year-on-year -26 +117 -27
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 360 564 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.68% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 287 471 364
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £76,250 £67,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 66,620 83,175 97,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.95% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55,010 68,849 82,377
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 331 £45,000 -6.25% 57
UK excluding London -17 209 £42,500 - 44
London -15 129 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East +27 59 £41,000 -13.68% 12
North of England +63 49 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Midlands -21 45 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands +26 43 £40,000 -2.44% 7
North West +62 37 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East of England +11 34 £42,500 +3.66% 2
South West +43 14 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +37 10 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Scotland +13 5 £31,000 -22.50% 3
Wales - 3 £38,750 -
East Midlands -25 2 £32,500 -9.72% 3
North East - 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 241 (66.94%) PowerShell
2 217 (60.28%) Windows
3 183 (50.83%) Microsoft
4 151 (41.94%) SQL
5 132 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 131 (36.39%) Active Directory
7 124 (34.44%) C#
8 118 (32.78%) Office 365
9 115 (31.94%) Windows Server
10 109 (30.28%) VMware
11 102 (28.33%) .NET
12 100 (27.78%) SCCM
13 93 (25.83%) Azure
14 82 (22.78%) Windows 10
15 81 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
16 78 (21.67%) ITIL
17 68 (18.89%) Citrix
17 68 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 66 (18.33%) DHCP
18 66 (18.33%) DNS
19 64 (17.78%) JavaScript
19 64 (17.78%) Test Automation
20 62 (17.22%) T-SQL
21 61 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
22 60 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 60 (16.67%) Finance
23 57 (15.83%) Java
24 56 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
25 55 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
26 49 (13.61%) ASP.NET

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (10.83%) IIS
2 32 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 31 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.72%) Confluence
6 15 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.89%) Drupal
8 10 (2.78%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.94%) JBoss
9 7 (1.94%) Tornado
10 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.28%) CICS
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 56 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 118 (32.78%) Office 365
2 93 (25.83%) Azure
3 32 (8.89%) GitHub
4 26 (7.22%) AWS
5 23 (6.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (4.17%) SaaS
7 10 (2.78%) IaaS
7 10 (2.78%) PaaS
7 10 (2.78%) Power Platform
8 9 (2.50%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.94%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.94%) Slack
10 2 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.28%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.33%) DHCP
1 66 (18.33%) DNS
2 47 (13.06%) Firewall
3 39 (10.83%) LAN
4 38 (10.56%) TCP/IP
5 33 (9.17%) VLAN
5 33 (9.17%) VoIP
6 26 (7.22%) WAN
7 16 (4.44%) SAN
8 15 (4.17%) VPN
9 14 (3.89%) Internet
10 10 (2.78%) PuTTY
10 10 (2.78%) Skype
11 8 (2.22%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.94%) MPLS
13 6 (1.67%) NAS
13 6 (1.67%) SSL
14 5 (1.39%) Broadband
14 5 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.72%) MySQL
6 15 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (2.78%) Power BI
8 10 (2.78%) SQLPlus
9 9 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.67%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.39%) MS Access
12 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.56%) Big Data
13 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (13.06%) Cucumber
2 41 (11.39%) Selenium
3 39 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (8.61%) HP UFT
5 30 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 26 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 26 (7.22%) Jenkins
6 26 (7.22%) SoapUI
7 24 (6.67%) Maven
8 23 (6.39%) Visual Studio
9 22 (6.11%) Bitbucket
9 22 (6.11%) JUnit
9 22 (6.11%) NUnit
9 22 (6.11%) TestNG
10 20 (5.56%) Appium
11 18 (5.00%) JIRA
12 17 (4.72%) Hudson
12 17 (4.72%) Jasmine
12 17 (4.72%) WinDbg
13 10 (2.78%) Protractor
General
1 60 (16.67%) Finance
2 21 (5.83%) Aerospace
3 14 (3.89%) Legal
4 13 (3.61%) Banking
5 9 (2.50%) Law
5 9 (2.50%) Local Government
6 7 (1.94%) Military
6 7 (1.94%) Publishing
7 5 (1.39%) Advertising
8 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.11%) Retail
8 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.83%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Police
11 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 62 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (15.56%) Developer
3 45 (12.50%) Analyst
4 36 (10.00%) Consultant
5 29 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 22 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 20 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
7 20 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
7 20 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 20 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
8 19 (5.28%) IT Engineer
9 18 (5.00%) IT Support
9 18 (5.00%) Junior
9 18 (5.00%) Junior Developer
10 17 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 17 (4.72%) Tester
11 16 (4.44%) Azure Consultant
11 16 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (28.33%) .NET
2 49 (13.61%) ASP.NET
3 46 (12.78%) HTML
4 36 (10.00%) SOAP
5 35 (9.72%) XML
6 34 (9.44%) Web Services
7 33 (9.17%) REST
8 26 (7.22%) WSH
9 22 (6.11%) AngularJS
10 20 (5.56%) CSS
11 19 (5.28%) .NET Framework
11 19 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (4.72%) jQuery
13 14 (3.89%) LAMP
13 14 (3.89%) LDAP
14 12 (3.33%) .NET Core
14 12 (3.33%) HTML5
15 11 (3.06%) JSON
15 11 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (3.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.00%) Clustering
3 17 (4.72%) Handset
4 15 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 12 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.67%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.39%) User Experience
13 4 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (0.83%) Anti-Piracy
14 3 (0.83%) PKI
14 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 217 (60.28%) Windows
2 115 (31.94%) Windows Server
3 82 (22.78%) Windows 10
4 61 (16.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (8.33%) Linux
6 18 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.61%) Android
9 11 (3.06%) Unix
10 5 (1.39%) VMS
11 4 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.83%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.67%) ITIL
3 64 (17.78%) Test Automation
4 60 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 55 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (11.94%) Scrum
7 42 (11.67%) Project Management
8 38 (10.56%) BDD
9 34 (9.44%) MVC
10 32 (8.89%) Patch Management
11 31 (8.61%) Collaborative Working
12 30 (8.33%) Project Delivery
13 28 (7.78%) Application Packaging
13 28 (7.78%) Server Management
14 27 (7.50%) TDD
15 26 (7.22%) PRINCE2
16 25 (6.94%) Configuration Management
17 24 (6.67%) Software Engineering
18 23 (6.39%) Microservices
18 23 (6.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (66.94%) PowerShell
2 151 (41.94%) SQL
3 124 (34.44%) C#
4 64 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 62 (17.22%) T-SQL
6 57 (15.83%) Java
7 49 (13.61%) VB
8 34 (9.44%) Python
9 30 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 24 (6.67%) C++
11 22 (6.11%) Shell Script
12 18 (5.00%) VBA
13 17 (4.72%) Perl
14 14 (3.89%) PL/SQL
15 13 (3.61%) Ruby
16 11 (3.06%) Ada
17 10 (2.78%) VB.NET
18 9 (2.50%) Groovy
19 7 (1.94%) PHP
19 7 (1.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (10.00%) MCSE
3 31 (8.61%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 25 (6.94%) ISEB
5 25 (6.94%) MCSA
6 23 (6.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.17%) Degree
9 9 (2.50%) DBS Check
10 8 (2.22%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.39%) CCNA
12 5 (1.39%) CCNP
12 5 (1.39%) CISM
12 5 (1.39%) CISSP
13 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.94%) QA
2 20 (5.56%) SLA
3 9 (2.50%) GDPR
3 9 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (36.39%) Active Directory
2 68 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (11.67%) XenApp
4 35 (9.72%) Hyper-V
5 31 (8.61%) vSphere
6 24 (6.67%) Docker
7 21 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.94%) vCloud
9 7 (1.94%) VMware NSX
10 5 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.11%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.11%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.11%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.28%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.28%) RACF
13 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 100 (27.78%) SCCM
2 31 (8.61%) WSUS
3 19 (5.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 15 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 13 (3.61%) Perfmon
7 10 (2.78%) MIIS
8 8 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.94%) Ansible
9 7 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.94%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.94%) Puppet
10 5 (1.39%) AppDNA
11 4 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 183 (50.83%) Microsoft
2 109 (30.28%) VMware
3 68 (18.89%) Citrix
4 39 (10.83%) HP
5 37 (10.28%) Cisco
6 24 (6.67%) Dell
7 16 (4.44%) Oracle
8 13 (3.61%) Apple
8 13 (3.61%) Mitel
9 12 (3.33%) IBM
10 11 (3.06%) Asigra
11 9 (2.50%) Aderant
11 9 (2.50%) Intapp
12 8 (2.22%) Bloomberg
12 8 (2.22%) CA
12 8 (2.22%) iManage
12 8 (2.22%) Reuters
13 7 (1.94%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.94%) Google
13 7 (1.94%) Micro Focus